An Essay on Typography

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J.M. Dent, 1954 - Books - 127 pages
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User Review  - CarltonC - LibraryThing

A lovely little book about Gill's views on typography, written in the 1930's, so with asides regarding capitalism and handicrafts and also a strange final chapter about replacing letters with shorthand. Read full review

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User Review  - michaelm42071 - LibraryThing

This is a 1988 reprint of the 1936 second edition, printed by Eric Gill and his son-in-law René Hague, published by Sheed and Ward, and set in Joanna, a typeface Gill designed in 1930. Gill condemns ... Read full review

Contents

Lettering
27
Typography
61
Punchcutting
76

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